Oriental employment information

IndexOrientalNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$38,406$25,608$28,555
Median household income$58,750$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,563$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,250$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$46,429$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$26,625$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oriental is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oriental is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oriental is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oriental is 52% lower than the national average.

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Oriental median earnings by income bracket

Oriental employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%1.6%
Manufacturing sector9.3%2.7%
Financial & insurance services3.8%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services25.3%13.5%
Public administration1.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%5.4%
Education, health & social services20.9%38.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Neuse Forest, NC2,508$69,58330%
Minnesott Beach, NC375$66,64125%
Arapahoe, NC494$48,39310%
Alliance, NC802$48,28110%
Havelock, NC20,850$44,25817%
Oriental, NC969$58,75010%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Montezuma, KS969$57,0317%
Perryville, KY969$30,85042%
Alpaugh, CA969$26,92750%
Stiles, PA969$59,19611%
Castile, NY969$53,9171%
Oriental, NC969$58,75010%
Source: The Oriental, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.